The following special programs are offered in April at the Winters Community Library, 708 Railroad Avenue:
~ In-N-Out Burger’s Cover to Cover Library Reading Program, through April 14. Children ages of 4-12 are eligible to participate in this fun reading challenge and receive a free In-N-Out coupon. For more details visit the library or call 795-4955.
~ All month long: Library Bingo. Throughout the month of April, adults are invited to read, connect and discover by playing Library Bingo. Free cards will be available in English and Spanish at any Yolo County Library branch and also online through the library’s website. After completing five consecutive squares in any direction (horizontal, vertical, or diagonal), return the card to the library to be entered in a drawing to receive a prize. The more cards you complete, the more chances you have of winning. Cards must be turned in by May 6.
~ April 5: WWI Series Part 3: “Lest We Forget – Over There,” 6 p.m. Come learn the story of, and commemorate, all those from the Winters area who served, both at home and abroad, in the “War to End All Wars.”
~ April 8-14: National Library Week. Join the library in celebration of the contributions of our nation’s libraries and to promote library use and support for all patrons.
~ April 26: Local Author Talk with Hoang Chi Truong, 11:30 a.m. Join the library for a Local Author Talk with Hoang Chi Truong. In her book, “TigerFish: A Memoir of a South Vietnamese Colonel’s Daughter and her Coming of Age in America,” Truong shares her experiences growing up in the war-torn country of Vietnam and becoming a refugee in America. Signing and sales available.
~ April 28: Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros, 2 p.m. This is a free, multicultural program for the whole family featuring storytelling and a special performance. Participate in fun activities and receive a free book.
The following ongoing programs will continue in April
~ SUCCESS: Afterschool Homework Help on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3 p.m.
~ Tales for Tails: Tuesdays at 3:30 p.m.
~ Needle Arts: first and third Tuesdays, 4 p.m.
~ Libros y Chisme (Book Club in Spanish): second Tuesdays at 6 p.m.
~ Family Story Time: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
~ Literary Trails: Wednesdays, 2 p.m.
~ Lego Block Party: second Saturday, 2 p.m.
~ Hora de Cuentas/Bilingual Story Time: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. (Sponsored by First 5 Yolo.)
~ Aguas Frescas: last Thursday of the month at 6 p.m.
~ Family Movie: last Saturday of the month, 2 p.m. All movies will be “Family Friendly” (G or PG). Call the library for the title, 795-4955.
~ Mobile Wi-Fi Hotspot & Chromebooks. These are now available for check out. Contact the Winters Community Library for details.
Except where noted, all programs are sponsored by the Winters Friends of the Library, are free to attend and no registration is required.
For more information, call 795-4955, visit www.yolocountylibrary.org (see calendar for Winters Community Library-specific events) or connect with the Yolo County Library on Facebook, www.facebook.com/yolocountylibrary.org.